Bear activity is picking up as it does every August - and these animals don't just stick around camp sites.
Ike Bendavid spoke with Forrest Hammond, the black bear project leader for Vermont Fish and Wildlife, and Adam Miller, the wildlife management program manager for Vermont Fish and Wildlife, about why they say bear season is so important for wildlife management. Watch the video for the full story as shown on WCAX3.
Fence Tip For Bear Deterrence
To prevent crop damage from bears, landowners should consider installing electric bear netting or a solid lock fence around plants. These types of fence are the only ones strong enough to block bear movement on grow sites.